J.D. Power Awards

2013 Highest Dependability Ratings

The 2013 Dependability ratings and awards measure the responses from more than 80,000 verified owners of 3-year-old vehicles annually. This rating focuses on the type and number of problems owners experienced during the preceding 12 months with their 3-year-old vehicle. The fewer the number of problems reported by car owners, the higher the score.

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Highest Dependability small vehicles
Among all small cars and SUVs, the following models were the highest ranked for vehicle dependability in 2013.
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Highest Dependability compact vehicles
Compact car and SUV shoppers value dependability, perhaps more than other consumers. Based on what original owners of the following models told J.D. Power in 2013, these were the vehicles most likely to prove durable over time.
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Highest Dependability midsize vehicles
J.D. Power knows which midsize cars and SUVs are likely to prove dependable. Based on the company's research, the following high-ranked models were the most likely to prove durable over time.
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Highest Dependability large vehicles
J.D. Power asks original owners of 3-year-old vehicles about the problems they've experienced during ownership. Based on this research, the following 2013 large cars and SUVs ranked highly for overall dependability.
2013 Award Winners
Ranked highest among Minivans, the practical 2013 Toyota Sienna earned an award in vehicle dependability.
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